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Otto Strada Meatball: “We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Plate”

Otto Strada Meatball: “We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Plate”

Posted on February 11, 2015 in hMAG’s Raves by Joe Mindak (Otto Strada photos) Hoboken has always been a place for big appetites, where locals have their choice of fabulous restaurants offering amazing meals to fill their bellies. Otto Strada is convinced they can do both with one simple dish—a meatball. Weighing in at one pound even, it’s likely the largest… Read more »

Schnackenberg’s: Behind the Doughnuts

Schnackenberg’s: Behind the Doughnuts

Posted on February 15, 2015 in hMAG’s Raves Seriously though—how good can a doughnut be? It’s a doughnut… sure they’re good, but you can get them pretty much anywhere, right? In a town where they’re competing with cupcakes, cannolis and zeppoles for share of stomach, Schnackenberg’s doughnuts have raised their game. “We do them the old-fashioned way,” says owner Eugene Flinn, who… Read more »

“The Love Dog” — Hoboken Little League Field House Grill

“The Love Dog” — Hoboken Little League Field House Grill

Posted on July 23, 2015 in hMAG’s Raves Hoboken’s Field House Grill is almost an overload of Americana. You have a Little League Field in the middle of the Birthplace of Baseball, overlooking the Manhattan Skyline. Taking it one step further, you walk up to the counter, and you order hot dog. The Field House Grill has a surprisingly extensive menu,… Read more »

“Best Wings in Hoboken” at Carpe Diem

“Best Wings in Hoboken” at Carpe Diem

RAVE — “Best Wings in Hoboken” at Carpe Diem Posted on April 14th, 2015 – hMAG’s Raves Hoboken establishments catch a lot of flack because of the proliferation of chicken wings on the menu. But it’s simple supply and demand—everyone loves a good chicken wing. Yet some places tend to overthink it. At the St. Francis Church “Wing and a… Read more »